Chocolate fudge cake

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 60 mins
Chocolate fudge cake
This super fudge cake is the ultimate indulgence cake.

200g plain chocolate, broken into chunks

200g butter

200g light brown muscovado sugar

100ml soured cream

2 eggs, beaten

200g self-raising flour

5 tbsp cocoa powder

For the icing

100g plain chocolate

170g tin condensed milk

100g butter

Preheat the oven to 160°C / 325°F / Gas mark 3.

Line a 22 x 22cm square tin with greaseproof paper and set aside.

Put the chocolate, butter and sugar into a large pan with 100ml hot water and melt together over medium heat.

Set aside for to cool for 2 minutes then stir in the soured cream followed by the eggs.

Whisk in the flour and cocoa until lump-free, then pour into the prepared tin.

Bake for 50-55 minutes until a skewer comes out clean.

Allow to cool.

Melt together icing ingredients in a heatproof bowl set over a pan of barely simmering water, then chill for 10 minutes.

To decorate, carefully turn out the cooled cake and remove the paper.

Spread and swirl the icing over the top and serve.


Preparation Time
20 minutes

Cooking Time
60 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Flour, Chocolate, Eggs, Sugar

Recipe Type
Cakes & Baking, Dessert

Level of Difficulty

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